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Shaved Carrot and Daikon Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

Healthy, delicious Shaved Carrot and Daikon Salad recipe with a delicious Sesame Ginger dressing. Forget lettuce, and add a wonderful crunch to your dinner! The tasty, healthy ribbons of daikon radish and carrots will have you reaching for seconds.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: Daikon Carrot Salad, Daikon Salad, Radish Salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 70kcal
Author: Kate


  • 2 daikon radishes
  • 2 medium-large carrots
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 large garlic clove , minced
  • 1 1 inch piece of ginger , peeled and grated
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds


  • Clean and peel the daikon radishes and carrots. Using a vegetable peeler, 'shave' slices of the radish and the carrots. This is easiest to do by pressing the vegetable against a cutting board and using the peeler to slice away from your body. Place these in a large bowl. 
  • In a small bowl, combine the sesame oil, vinegar, minced garlic clove, and grated ginger. Add some salt (1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon) and pepper to taste. Combine the dressing with the sliced daikon and carrots, add the sesame seeds, and mix well. 


You should use the same size daikon radishes and carrots - the ratio of the two should be about the same in this salad. If you can't find similar size daikon radishes and carrots, use 1 large carrot and 2 small daikons, or vice versa.


Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.3mg